Fantrax EPL: Gameweek 37 Start and Sit
Updated: May 20, 2022
Getting your team selection correct in Draft Premier League is just as essential as your pre-season draft or your weekly waiver wire claims. And this is why we’re here to help with our Gameweek 37 Start and Sit article! We're here to talk you through some of the big Fantasy EPL decisions you may need to make for the upcoming fixtures.
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Gameweek 37 Start and Sit
Whether you’re an obsessed EPL fan like our Draft Society team, or a casual player new to the world of Fantasy EPL, you know to start your attacking players against relegation threatened sides. We’re not going to waste your time dealing with the obvious! The goal of this article is to delve into notable players across each Fantrax position and let you know if you should be starting or sitting those particular players.
For our Gameweek 37 Start and Sit candidates, we’re going to highlight one player in detail for each section, as well as suggesting another alternate. Let us get to it!
Wesley Fofana vs. CHE
Leicester managed a clean sheet in their incredible FA cup win over Chelsea on Saturday. Some managers may be thinking that Chelsea will surely score at least a goal if not more this time around. Personally, I can see Leicester keeping another clean sheet, and Fofana racking up a lot of defensive stats. In recent weeks Fofana has been very inconsistent, but should see a double digit performance this week with or without a clean sheet.
Nat Phillips vs. BUR
Craig Dawson vs. WBA
Kieran Tierney vs. CRY
Kyle Walker-Peters vs. LEE
Walker-Peters managed a double digit score with an attacking return last game, but I highly recommend simply dropping him to your FA pool. The Saints right back does not score many ghost points, and could see a negative score against a Leeds team that will surely score at least a goal. Leeds are vulnerable from set plays, but Walker-Peters offers no threat in that sense. There should be better defenders available on your wire to start this week than Walker-Peters.
Toby Alderweireld vs. AVL
Dan Burn vs. MCI
Ben Mee vs. LIV
Gylfi Sigurdsson vs. WOL
Sigurdsson found himself on the bench in the loss to Sheffield United, but will probably come back into the XI against Wolves. Even with both James and Digne on the field, Sigurdsson saw his fair share of set pieces after coming on at half time. He could easily get an attacking return against an inconsistent Wolves team. I would not start Sigurdsson unless he starts though, if he is on the bench he can be considered droppable at this stage of the season.
Marc Albrighton vs. CHE
John Fleck vs. NEW
Andros Townsend vs. ARS
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg vs. AVL
Hojbjerg is coming off his best fantasy game of the season with a goal and an assist vs. Wolves. I fully expect Hojbjerg to return to his single digit scoring, and given less license to go forward especially if Grealish gets the nod for the away side. Hojbjerg usually has a floor of 3-7 points and that should be how he scores this week.
Jarrod Bowen vs. WBA
John McGinn vs. TOT
Mateusz Klich vs. SOU
Alexandre Lacazette vs. CRY
I would be very surprised to see Arsenal’s top EPL scorer not start this fixture. Lacazette has struggled with injury the last month, and hasn’t found his way back to the XI just yet. If he does get the nod this gameweek, he has a chance at 20+ score. The Palace defence has been very inconsistent in recent weeks, and I would be shocked if Arsenal score less than 2 goals this game.
Che Adams vs. LEE
Rodrigo vs. SOU
Ademola Lookman vs. MUN
Lookman didn’t start In the defeat to Southampton, but should see a start vs. Manchester United. I wouldn't start Lookman in this fixture, where Fulham will struggle for possession. Usually he scores quite poorly against the big clubs, and sharing set pieces with Cavaleiro only decreases his potential value in this fixture. Lookman has had a decent season so far, but I expect the United full-backs to keep him in check.
Timo Werner vs. LEI
Kelechi Iheanacho vs. CHE
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